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Fonds F0160 - Herbert S. Armstrong fonds.
CA ACU ARC F0160
Herbert S. Armstrong fonds.
- 1963-1991 (Creation)
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90 cm of textual records. -- 24 architectural drawings
Name of creator
Herbert Stoker Armstrong was the first President of the University of Calgary. After serving as Dean of the Arts and Science Faculty at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, he came to the University of Alberta as Professor of Geology and Dean of the new Faculty of Science in 1962. He was appointed Vice-President (Academic) in 1963, and in 1964 became the first President of the University of Alberta at Calgary. When The University of Calgary received autonomy in 1966, he assumed the dual role of President and Vice-Chancellor, which he held until 1968.
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Fonds consists of records documenting Armstrong's resignation, architectural drawings for a proposed presidential house, correspondence, and speeches.
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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
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